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francisco city deputy is in his own jail cell charged with bank robbery. he robbed this bank of america in the outer richmond the day after election day. he handed the teller the note before he left with $1700. he was identified through fingerprints and surveillance photos. he now faces several felony robbery charges. >>> a former police commander was arrested on several cases of elder abuse. 36-year-old matthew messier was arrested after abusing his police authority after using his authority. police are searching for regulato who's charged with criminal conspiracy. he was booked with theft, that you, forgery and practicing law without a license. >>> police say a 65-year-old woman was attacked pi a 14-year-old boy. he was accused of attacking her, sexually assaulting her and dumping her on the side of the road. monty is joining us. >> reporter: the 14-year-old boy is in juvenile hall and the 65-year-old woman is in the hospital suffering from serious injuries. now this is a shocking story, but many of the seniors we talked to today in va lay jose they're not surprised a young person cou
of special events followed. and the america's cup defenders and oracle team usa and a bruce lee tribute night. we spent time inside the team offices as they got ready for each and every home game and all of the special events and the most memorable moment was in june when matt contain delivered the first ever perfect game, all of it leading up to the perfect ending and a parade down market street as we get ready for opening day 2013 and another huge celebration with a team that would not be eliminated. to home of the giants, nbc bay area, i'm lawrence scott. >> they did it. congratulations to the world champion san francisco giants. from xfinity. the future of awesome. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> you buy
down with my ship, man. >> that was a pretty nice landing compared to the rest. there's an america's cup connection to all this. among the flugtag participants, team oracle which used some of its wrecked $8 million catamaran to make the contraption for today. remember it wrecked during america's cup last month. so they decided to take the extra pieces and put it together. >>> let's bring in henry wofford from comcast sports net. were you out there on one of those human flying machines? you'd have a good time. >> reporter: i had a rough landing and wanted to call in sick. but i'm okay, i'll fight through the pain. >> i'm glad. i'm relieved. roy r >> reporter:y could barely smell flugtag, you know better. coming up in sports, the raider' backfield hit hard by the injury bug. up next, we'll head to baltimore to explain which players are poised for a breakout performance. all coming up next. >> reporter: welcome back to nbc bay area. when san jose state head coach mike mcintyre took over the program in 2010, the spartans were still down in the dumps after a 2-9 season. now in its third
great america. property originally purchased by the taxpayers of santa clara but later moved to the redevelopment agency in the '80s. because the recent mad transfer of property ensued after january 1. the state could conceivably take that land rightfully owned by the city back. >> i don't think anyone thought that the state would come in and seize the convention center. >> reporter: the state has taken no such actions yet, but could it? we went to our elected representatives for answers but they weren't much help. for three days, nbc bay area contacted more than a dozen legislators, all of whom tea clind our interview requests. that list includes assembly member paul fong who by the way currently represents the city of santa clara, fellow south bay rep jim bell, senate majority leader ellen core bet and senator elaine alquist who also represents santa clara but whoo we're told is out of the state right now. >> i'm not sure it is a legitimate defense. it is not normally, doesn't have legal standing. >> reporter: we went to terry christianson who taught political science at sa
and pop shops across america, this small business saturday is a really big deal. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> here in the bay area, shoppers were plenty aware of small business saturday as well. in walnut creek, many people were out to shy away from busy malls and big box stores, and to support local businesses and what they call a more intimate shopping experience. >> i think it's great. there is a lot of great small businesses out there. you want to see succeed. so it's nice to support your local community. >> san jose's downtown willow glen neighborhood was also full of shoppers today. small business saturday is the biggest day of the holiday shopping season for many small business owners. about 36% of them. >>> in the east bay, it was a long night for rescue crews and for the man they were trying to free from a 12-inch storm pipe. around 9:00 last night, the fire department got report of a man stuck inside a pipe near the best buy store on fitzgerald drive. when crews arrived, they found the 27-year-old man wedged feet-first inside that metal pipe about three feet below t
marks a drama turn-around in the country's relations with america after decades of violent military rule. but exiled activists and human rights groups are likely to criticize the president's planned visit. in cambodia, he will attend the east asia summit. ? . the president is facing economic uncertainty and certainly will the rest of the year. today that translated again into another down day for your money. company that are both losing and making money. >> another rough day on wall street. we'll start with losses and they're piling up for apple. the cupertino company saw its price fall another $22. 22% below the high setback in september. adding insult to the situation, a research firm today says the sam sung galaxy overtook the iphone as the best selling smart phone in the world. checking more of your money. more fears about europe and our own country's financial future continue to weigh on wall street. another triple digit loss for the dow. am and other tech company, dragging the nasdaq down by 1.5%. to good news now. your smart phone. whatever it is, just got caffeinated. starbucks p
agency said america's widespread adoption of fracking, hydraulic fracturing, and drilling has made oil reserves much more accessible. overseas the civil war in syria escalating to another dangerous level today. the israeli military fired today at syrian artillery units after stray shells ended up on their side of the border in golan heights. israel doesn't believe it was targeted just spillover from the sill war but warns it will respond. the spillover is happening in turkey, syria's neighbor to the north. the syrian opposition appointed a new leader today to try and topple president al asad's regime. and more fallout after possibly the biggest scandal at the bbc. two senior exec it tiffs stepped down after the broadcasting company's top leader resigned. accused of covering up the sex abuse story of a star. the person is believed to have sexually abused children during his 40-year career. the tv station wrongly accused a top politician of child abuse. the broadcasting giant is now facing a major overhaul. jessica? >> thank you very much, janelle. >>> well, the puppetteer who performs a
, this is the most people i've performed in front of. >> this is what it's all about. shop, don't be afraid, america. shop, spend your money. come down here and have a good time. that's what helps us. that's how you pay it forward. >> i like feeling the energy of everybody. so it's just -- i like being in the crowd. i like being with people and get excited and i like it. ♪ >> reporter: there were sidewalk performers and of course, fur. >> peta is letting shoppers know compassion is the fashion and we're encouraging them not to buy fur or leather. >> reporter: the city even got into the holiday spirit by moving construction equipment on stockton street. it not only reopened the street for shoppers, it temporarily repaved it. but despite department stores at every turn, you didn't have to be a shopper to enjoy the show. >> we don't have this in france, the black friday. so it's kind of cool to see the american culture. >> and if the crowds and bags were any evidence, the american shopping culture was in fine form today. ♪ >> the crowds at one store chain, walmart employees staged protests today. s
.p.s. has announced it will no longer give grants to the boy scouts of america because of the organization's exclusion of gays and lesbians. it comes after an online petition protesting the grants to the boy scouts. that online petition gathered about 80,000 signatures. u.p.s. will not give grants to any organization which discriminates against anyone based on sexual orientation, race, religion or disability. for reference stand points now, the shipping service gave $150,000 to the boy scouts in 2010. >>> still ahead here at 6:00, powered by algae, a historic offering at gas pumps in the bay area. plus -- >> i'm janelle wang. the david petraeus scandal taking another soap opera-like turn. more controversial e-mails involving another top general. >>> on the run and fearing for his life. the latest hunt for retired tech tycoon wanted for murder. that's next. >>> nbc bay area investigate i've unit has confirmed that the santa clara county district attorney has added three charges against garcia-torres. those charges are not related to the killing of sierra lamar. >> here's the information. th
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